Recipe: Pumpkin Puree

Pumpkin Puree Serves: 1 Ingredients Whole pumpkin (or 2 small whole pumpkins) Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut the pumpkin in half, stem to base. If you have a large pumpkin like I did, you may want to cut the stem off and cut the base flat. This made it a little easier […]

Surviving the Holidays

The conversation with Mason began like this, “Thanksgiving is next week!” Mason stated with full confidence. “WHAT? No, it’s not!” I replied. Then I thought for a second, and realized that maybe I had lost a few days between kids being sick and the intensity of election week. “Check the calendar, babe. It’s next Thursday.” […]

Recipe: “Superfood Side” Inspired Salad

We love to eat at Chick-fil-A, but I’m always struggling to fit in my green veggies when we go. I was thrilled when they debuted the “Superfood Side” which is basically a kale/broccoli salad. I knew that I could come up with something similar to enjoy at home, and this was our  result! Super Food […]

How to keep your purpose while losing weight

Have you ever felt like you lost yourself in something? It’s so easy to do, especially when you are experiencing significant change in life. For example: losing weight pregnancy adjusting to a new baby or family member moving job change There are countless situations in life that can consume us and often spark one to actually […]

Thoughts On Spiritual Health & Nutrition Plans

Clean eating. Whole 30. Paleo. Weight Watchers. Intermittent Fasting. Atkins. Flexible Eating. Counting Calories. When it comes to nutrition, it seems that there are as many plans and different approaches as there are people on the planet. I am of the mind that any diet or nutrition plan *can* work for you as long as you […]

Recipe: Clean Eating Snack Bites

We do our best to eat according to our meal plan (this not only keeps us following our clean eating, but also closer to being on-budget). However, the snacking habit dies hard, so when I am ready to tear through the house to find something to satisfy that sweet-spot, these are a much better option […]

Recipe: Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt

There isn’t much better combination than peanut butter and chocolate…unless it’s peanut butter and DARK chocolate! 🙂 Recently I have been on a kick with my peanut butter and chocolate, and came up with this delicious treat. note-this post contains affiliate links. Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Prep Time: 5 min Total Time: 5 […]

Getting Real With Postpartum Weightloss

You can get your body back after baby! 6 Weeks to Abs Again! Crunch away the baby belly! Y’all. can we just get real for a minute here? I know first-hand that as a mom you want to feel like you again. You want to fit back in your jeans, and your hips have spread […]

Who is Tony Horton?

If you would have asked me a week ago, “Who is Tony Horton?”, I likely would have replied with, “He’s the brains behind some really popular fitness programs like P90x, 10 Minute Trainer, and I think he even has his own skincare line now. Oh, and he can be a little weird and intense sometimes.” 😉 All […]

How to Make Fresh Ginger Lemon Tea (and Why you should today!)

Sinus pressure, sneezing, and blowing my nose-that’s most of what I have done the last two days. So, my scripture review this morning was accompanied by some Fresh Ginger Lemon Tea. This fresh tea has awesome benefits that I wasn’t even aware I was missing out on! I’m pretty much wondering why I don’t drink it everyday! […]